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Venice Paparazzi 5 year anniversary event at Barlo Kitchen at Cocktails – Hotel Erwin on Dec. 8, 2011.


On Thursday Dec. 8 Venice Paparazzi hosted its company five year anniversary party at  Hotel Erwin’s Barlo.  There was a red carpet entrance, press wall, photo booth with on the spot printing, a DJ, videographers, hosts and hostesses and more.  Barlo catered the entire event with Chef Wiggins serving up miniature versions of Barlo’s new dinner menu along with farm fresh cheeses, charcuterie and produce.  The open bar’s signature cocktails were a huge hit as were the California wines and beers. Venice Paparazzi’s Edizen was presented an award of recognition from the City of Los Angeles.  Mark Antonio Grant, from Council member Rosendahl’s office, was there to present.  As well, Venice Paparazzi held an awards ceremony to recognize people who put on events in the community. The recipients were:   Venice Beach Music FestVenice Art Crawl,  Venice Vintage Motorcycle Club Venice Eco Fest, XTP- Extreme Paddle Tennis,  Venice Surf-a-Thon,  Venice Carnevale,  Thanksgiving Throwdown,  Muscle Beach Venice events (Figure and Bodybuilding, Sumo and Muscle Beach Toy Drive),  Venice Beach Basketball League,  Venice Custom Bicycle,  and Venice Neighborhood Community BBQ.

Thank you Barlo for sponsoring our 5 year anniversary event.   Additional sponsors include: Kelley Baker Brows.  | Jim Robb of Pisco | Paige Petrone of Paige Media | Control Printing   |    Sweet or Treat 



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The Welcoming committee Michelle and Ariana

One of the highlights of the event for me was having my sister Eden and Canadian friends Lucy and Brianna attend the party.
Photo:  Guests were given 4 x6 prints in black folders to commemorate the night’s event
Photo:  Guests Harry Perry and Regina
Photo:  Venice Paparazzi’s TV host Madison Frank
Photo:  Hair by  Nik Roybal of Trim and make up and brows by  Kelley Baker Brows.
Photo:  Team Hotel Erwin – Barlo  (GM Ben Malmquist, Executive Chef Jason Wiggen and Ryan Wingo)

Check out Barlo’s menu.  BREAKFAST  |  DINNER  |  COCKTAILS

Photo:  Daniel Samakow of Venice Art Crawl, Danny’s, Canal Club and James Beach.
Photo:  DJ DoughBoy – For the best of rock remixes-
Photo:  A packed house



Photo:  Thank you Mark Antonio Grant and the City LA for the Certificate of Recognition.  Wow, super honored!
Photo:  Thank you Todd Von Hoffman for this beautiful image of Rip Cronk’s Jim Morrison mural.
VENICE PAPARAZZI COMMUNITY RECOGNITION STATUES .  Awards sponsored by Control Printing.  Control Printing one of the oldest true print shops left in the area. We use the latest equipment and good old fashion know how.12952 W. Washington Blvd.   Los Angeles, CA 90066   Tel: 310 827-7468
Photo:  Former Miss Muscle Beach Jill Rudison accepts the  award on behalf of Joe Wheatley and Muscle Beach events.
Photo:  Terry Talbot, event organizer of Venice Custom Bicycle accepts his Venice Paparazzi community recognition award.
Photo:  The Venice Art Crawl Board and staff -Daniel Samkow, Edizen Stowell, Lisa Crow, Mark Rojas, Isabelle Lago.  Missing in this photo:  Sunny Bak, David Zentz, Erin, Mike Newhouse , Dafodile, and Venice artists.
Photo:  Thanksgiving Throwdown- amateur skate contest is a new annual event introduced this year.  Thank you Cheryl Johnson of Maui and Sons Skate and Surf shop.
Photo:  Control Printing Alex and Nadine Rosales also awarded for their community spirit.
Photo:  Thank you Jim Robb of Pisco for sponsoring our  5 year event.


Photo: At the white back drop photo booth, guests were able to view their pictures instantly  on our  52″ flat screen.
Photo:  VP team members Rachel Toczko, Steve Larson and Vanessa Sick.
Photo:  Our host and part of the welcoming committee Jeffrey Solomon of Venice Beach Walking Tours.
Photo:  Lavish Tan and Kelley Baker Brows in the house.
Photo:  Christie Little and Lara McCaughrin of Vine Street Market.
Photo:  Erika Walker, friend and VP fitness and health expert Jill Rudison
Photo:  Emily Winters and Regina give Venice Paparazzi a thumbs up!!!!

Photo:  A party is not a party without Sweet or Treat’s Andrea Tan’s desserts.  Yummy!

Photo:  Andrea Tan, Edizen, Aileen Martinez and Lisa Crow.  We deserve these calories!!!!

TEAM VENICE PAPARAZZI:  Thank you Ross Alexander Wilson, Lisa Crow, Rick Duncan, Ariana G, Michel Socik, Hunter Veloz, Moon, Terry Talbot, Brett Mazurek and  the Barlo staff for making  our 5 year Venice Paparazzi a huge success.  Missing from this photo: Aileen Martinez,  Madison Frank, Wendy,  Wes Parker, Courtney Dillon and Jeffrey Solomon

Thank you to our event sponsor!

Barlo is located in Hotel Erwin.  1697 Pacific Avenue.  Venice, CA 90291 website.    Join BARLO of facebook

Additional sponsors:   Kelley Baker Brows.  | Jim Robb of Pisco | Paige Petrone of Paige Media | Control Printing   |    Sweet or Treat 

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Photos by Venice Paparazzi.

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